Lionsgate has dated the film for nationwide release on November 27, 2019 for the Thanksgiving holiday corridor.
The film became possible when director Danny Boyle exited James Bond 25. While that film regrouped — Cary Fukunaga is directing it — Craig suddenly had an open slot, and Johnson and his producing partner Ram Bergman took full advantage with an Agatha Christie-style murder mystery that Johnson wrote and was able to squeeze in before he and Bergman drill down on a new trilogy in the Star Wars universe.
Rival distributors didn’t know what to expect from Once Upon a Deadpool; the film flew under the radar of tracking, and for Fox, it’s all gravy for the Deadpool brand. Not to comp because the movie catered to a completely different crowd, but the Weinstein Co.’s The King’s Speech changed its rating from R to PG-13 following its Oscar best picture win in 2011 earning $1.1M over three-days in its April re-release for a final tally of $3.3M. The whole thought process behind
Mohegan has invested Krw 2.8 trillion ($2.4 billion) in the new entertainment resort, which will be built on nearly 1,100 acres of land at the Incheon airport’s International Business Complex. The resort will feature the Paramount theme park and its related entertainment and retail village, a five-star hotel, an arena for K-pop concerts and sports, conference and convention space, and a casino. The theme park would incorporate attractions based on Paramount properties, such as “Mission: Impossible.”
Kevin Suh, Paramount’s Evp of themed entertainment, said that the site would be “one of the first locations for a world-class Paramount-branded theme park” and that the studio expected Inspire
Several senior Fox executives will take on international management roles at Disney after the latter’s landscape-changing deal for the former closes.
Significantly for the UK, Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa president Jan Koeppen has been named president of television and direct-to-consumer for at Disney Emea.
He will report to Rachel Campbell, who will continue to lead Disney Emea while adding responsibilities for Russia and the Cis region.
She in turn will report to Disney international and direct-to-consumer chairman Kevin Mayer, who has also named the leadership in Asia and Latin America.
The British box office is heading for its best year in almost five decades as cinemas continue to defy the stay-at-home lure of Netflix.
When the final ticket stubs are counted it is expected that British cinemagoers will have attended 176m times this year, a number not seen since 1971 when the hits included Diamonds Are Forever, French Connection, Dirty Harry and Fiddler on the Roof.
French filmmaker and producer Luc Besson’s embattled film company EuropaCorp has posted a $101m (€88.9m) loss for the first half of the 2018-19 financial year, as it struggles to bring debts worth some $280m (€236m) under control.
The results come on the back of a turbulent three weeks for the company and its founder, after French media reported a fresh round of sexual misconduct accusations against Besson, following those of Belgian actress Sand Van Roy, who filed a police complaint against the filmmaker in May. Besson denies all allegations.
Gravitas Ventures has acquired worldwide rights to Lost & Found, the third feature from Irish writer-director Liam O Mochain.
Lost & Found comprises seven interconnecting stories set in and around the ‘lost and found’ office of an Irish train station. All the segments are inspired by true stories.
A North America theatrical release is scheduled for early 2019, with an international rollout later in the year.
In October the film was acquired by Rialto Film Distribution for Australia/New Zealand, Film4 and High Fliers for the UK and Rte TV in Ireland.
It premiered at
Lead produced by Mazure’s Arca Difusión in Argentina, Laura Imperiale’s Cacerola Films and Carlos Sosa’s Viento del Norte in Mexico and Beto Rodrigues Panda Filmes in Brazil, “Mental Health” will be directed by Martin Salinas, writer of 2003 Diego Luna starrer “Nicotina” and writer-director of the Diamond-distributed and then Netflix-released “Ni un hombre más,” with Valeria Bertuccelli.
Also written by Salinas, “Mental Health Not Included” kicks in with the president of the United States, Donald Cramp, announcing an end to international trade: the U.S. will henceforth function as a self-sufficient economy. He
A well-attended meet-the-stars press event on Friday afternoon in Macau was addressed by leading local official, Maria Helena Senna de Fernandes. She turned the microphone over the five actors from different corners of the region, who dazzled with poise and wisdom beyond their years.
In 2017 the talent selection included Celina Jade, Ludi Lin, Rajkummar Rao, Shioli Kutsuna, Piolo Pascual, And Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, better known as the star of “Bad Genius.”
The five in this year’s crop — Xana Tang (New Zealand), Ann Curtis (The Philippines), Zheng Kai (China), Zaira Wasim (India) and Iqbaal Ramadhan (Indonesia) – will be presented with trophies on stage this evening at the closing ceremony of the Iffam.
Xana Tang (New Zealand)
Best known in the role of an offbeat office assistant
The move comes as Mexican producers seek to attract finance from the U.S. market and also appeal to a younger, totally bilingual Latinos who may still feel attracted by Latino themed but largely English-spoken dramas.
“As the story of a Mexican living in the U.S., we have to embrace the two languages, as Hispanic do,” De la Rosa said.
Produced also by Delicious Films, the label created by De la Rosa and Fernando Cabonara, “Mario” was presented in one-to-one meetings to sales agents and potential co-producers
This week’s UK box office sees three high-profile studio releases enter the market.
For the last three years, this weekend in December has seen the release of a blockbuster Star Wars title, two of which, The Force Awakens in 2015 and The Last Jedi in 2017, now sit as respectively the first and fifth highest-grossing titles of all time in the UK.
This year, however, sees a break from the franchise and an opportunity for other releases to make the most of the early festive market.
Of course, he does get a little help from co-stars Ryan Guzman, Meadow Williams and Tyler Jon Olson, cast as conspirators who smuggle Modine’s character, MacDonald, out of a prison psychiatric ward. Seven years earlier, MacDonald and two
There is visual amazement in store for anyone seeing this quite extraordinary re-release from the Russian director Aleksei German – along with disorientation, bafflement, horror and disgust. German’s final film, Hard to Be a God, was released here in 2015, two years after his death.
This is the film that came before, in 1998. It is very loosely inspired by Joseph Brodsky’s essay-memoir In A Room and a Half, which was in fact adapted far more directly in the film by Andrei Khrzhanovsky in 2009.
That means that this year’s winner, the “Black Mirror” installment “USS Callister,” would have been eligible, as it ran for 76 minutes. But the category’s 2017 winner, the “Black Mirror” episode “San Junipero,” was only 61 minutes long, and would not have been eligible to compete under the new guidelines.
The decision to add a length requirement to the category comes just as anthology series experience a resurgence — and given the success of “Black Mirror” in the category, others were sure to emulate the idea of submitting an individual episode as an original TV movie.
Korean studio New and its sales arm Contents Panda have announced a raft of deals on animation Underdog including sales to the Us and Canada (Well Go USA), France (The Jokers Films) and China (Fashion League).
Fashion League has taken equity in the film and also picked up rights to a slew of Asian territories including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong.
The film is co-directed by Oh Sung-yoon and Lee Choon-baek, who worked together on Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild, which broke local animation box office records.
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Despite the slick, well-constructed framework of the Marvel universe (an ongoing work of cinematic art compared to the slapdash scramble of the DC alternative), superhero fatigue has still been slowly creeping into their output. It was inevitable that after so many similarly structured capers, all acting as connective tissue to one another, that familiarity would breed contempt but it was less easy to predict just how grindingly dull so much of it would get.
What a joy it then was to experience Black Panther this past February; a vibrant, thrilling, intelligent and most importantly, distinctive addition to an overcrowded landscape. It managed to smoothly slide into the pre-existing canon while also
Sondra Locke: a life in pictures
Sondra Locke, the American actor who was nominated for an Oscar for her first film before co-starring in six films with her one-time partner, Clint Eastwood, has died.
The actor, who was 74, died at her home in Los Angeles after a cardiac arrest stemming from breast and bone cancer, according to a death certificate obtained by Associated Press. She died on 3 November and authorities were promptly notified at the time. It is not clear why it took nearly six weeks to be reported.
Brett Leonard, best known for directing ”The Lawnmower Man” and “Virtuosity,” will direct the supernatural feature film “Elijah,” based on the Old Testament prophet.
The project is set up at Winter State Entertainment. Producers are Hamid and Camille Torabpour, Jhene Chase, Mark Smith and Patrick Werksma. The screenplay is by Hamid Torabpour and Andrew Kightlinger.
“The tremendous human and spiritual journey at the core of the epic Biblical story of ‘Elijah’ provides the ultimate canvas for my passion to explore the connection between cinematic and immersive storytelling,” Leonard said.
Winter State plans to kick off a biblical film universe with “Elijah,” which will be followed by “Elijah Part 2.” “The Lawnmower Man,” budgeted at $6 million, featured leading-edge technology and grossed over $150 million worldwide.
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The current three-year deal — which covers about $1 billion in annual earnings — expires on March 31. SAG-aftra and the Joint Policy Committee of the ad industry plan to hold the negotiations in New York City.
Reps for the union did not respond to a request for comment and the ad industry’s lead negotiator Stacy K. Marcus of the firm Reed Smith said, “The Jpc and SAG-aftra have agreed to a media blackout.”
The Joint Policy Committee recommended in October — as it has in the past — that ad agencies and advertisers plan for a possible strike by re-scheduling production planned for April through June to a date prior to March 31.
“The industry remains optimistic that we will have a successful conclusion to these negotiations without disruption,
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